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Advanced Yoga Teacher Training
Accessible Yoga, Yoga Psychology, Spiritual Development

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Advanced Yoga Training Modules

A 200hr yoga training is great to get you started as a teacher but it is not enough to truly understand and meet the needs of your students.

What I started to notice when I was putting my trainings together was that advanced trainings were mostly offering advanced physical asana training. While this can be satisfying on a personal level does it really help you teach the majority of people who come to you for teaching? Or those who could come to you but feel that yoga isn't something they can do?

  • Choose any modules for CPD advanced training hours

  • Take at least 280 hours along with the 20 hour mentoring for the 300 hour ATTC certification.

  • Click on the titles below for more info and booking

Upcoming modules: 

May 2023: Chair Yoga Teacher Training: 32hours

September 2023 Myofascial Release and Anatomy for Yoga Teachers: 40 hours.

Yoga Anatomy and Myofascial Release 

Training for Yoga Teachers

with Stephanie Shanti


40 HOURS in person on retreat

Arrival and departure dates:

Sat 2nd to Fri 8th September


Training starts Sunday morning and ends Thursday evening. Venue: Shanticentre Yoga Holidays, Italy

Book your place here

Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

with Mel Skinner

40 HOURS. In person


May 2024



Making Yoga More Accessible

with Stephanie Shanti

28 HOURS online over 4 days. 

January 2024, Dates coming soon

Yin and Meditation Training

with Stephanie Shanti

40 HOURS in person on retreat

April 2024 Dates coming soon

Shanticentre Yoga Holidays, Italy

Subtle Anatomy and the Chakra System

with Stephanie Shanti

30 HOURS in person

May 2024 

(Dates to be confirmed)



Yoga for Nervous system, Trauma and Mental Health

With Stephanie Shanti

40 HOURS in person 

September 2024

Shanticentre Yoga Holidays, Italy

Prana Intensive Immersion

with Stephanie Shanti and Lila Lolling

40 HOURS in person on retreat

April 2025 

(Dates to be confirmed)

Shanticentre Yoga Holidays, Italy

​Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Teacher Training

with Stephanie Shanti & Liz Oppedijk



Online 1-1 with Stephanie Shanti


Online with Liz Oppedijk: 

Friday, 26 May – Sunday, 28 May 2023

9:30am-4:30pm each day

In person dates TBC

​Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

with Mel Skinner

40 HOURS. In person

New dates TBC


Mentoring and Home Study
with Stephanie Shanti

Required module for those wishing to get the 300/500 hour certification. 

Can also be taken by those wishing to move forwards in their teaching career and counts as 20 hours. 

NB This is included in the 230 hour Foundation Plus Yoga Teacher Training 

20 HOURS. Online

6 monthly private mentoring sessions plus hours towards your final presentation to gain your 300 hour certification. 


This needs to be booked in privately by emailing

Once you enrol on one of our advanced trainings you have the opportunity to complete your 300 hour ATTC in up to 5 years. To do this you must complete 280 hours of courses with us and then take the 20 hour mentoring and assessment module to complete the training. 


Please note that if you have your 200 hour certificate with Shanticentre Training School you will be able to convert to the 500 hour certificate. If you hold a 200 hour certificate with another school you will be awarded a 300 hour Advanced Teacher Training Certificate.


300 / 500 Hour Certificate accredited by Yoga Alliance


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I've done yoga in different parts of the world for a long time but it was meeting this lovely lady (and the other yoginis on the way) that finally made me take it more seriously and bring yoga into all parts of my life - as it should be!


Steph is truly inspirational and motivational and she makes you feel like there's nothing you can't do. Namaste!

—  Lindsay Ratcliffe


Main Training Instructor


Stephanie Shanti

Stephanie Shanti Bosanko is the director and co-founder of Shanticentre. She has taught yoga and Reiki retreats and trainings as well as organized 100+ visiting teachers.

Her original teacher training was with Sivananda organisation in 2000. Since then she has completed many yoga programs in UK and India.

Visiting Course Instructors

Mel Skinner

Mel has been teaching yoga since 2014, and after studying and practicing a variety of styles, she now focuses on slow, therapeutic styles of yoga, with emphasis on softening the body, creating space for the breath and developing awareness of one's self.


She teaches online and face-to-face classes, workshops, retreats and one-to-ones and incorporates reflexology, menstrual cycle awareness, and astrology in her work, supporting people with anxiety, depression, stress, low self esteem, chronic fatigue, menstrual difficulties and more. She also teaches on teacher training courses on restorative yoga and yoga nidra.

Liz Oppedijk

Liz is co-founder of the social enterprise Accessible Chair Yoga CIC and a leading expert on chair yoga. She is passionate about bringing yoga to those who may not think yoga is for them, and has taught accessible and chair yoga to people with a wide range of abilities, including those with Parkinson’s, MS, stroke, cancer, and other conditions, as well as those with dementia, learning disabilities, and their carers.

Liz’s special interests are training a community of chair yoga teachers to bring yoga to care homes across the country and carrying out research into yoga’s effectiveness in the social care and healthcare sectors. She is a qualified yoga therapist and regularly lectures on chair and accessible yoga, yoga for Parkinson’s and dementia, and yoga in care homes for The Minded Institute and other organisations.

Liz is an official Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga teacher trainer and a regular facilitator for Jivana Heyman’s Accessible Yoga training. She is co-authoring a book on chair yoga, due to be published by Shambhala Publications in 2023.


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I would have been happy if this course had never ended! It has been such a delight to meet Steph and to be held by her and the group. Steph presents the course content in such a grounded and accessible way and brings humour and humanness to the learning. This has made it safe to share and to experiment and I have really appreciated that. For me, this feels just the beginning of a longer journeying with Steph and all the wisdom and experience she shares so generously. Thank you! 



—  Helen Gibson

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